Hot Rod Boats - Muscle Car Motor


“Holy smokes,” he exclaimed, “is that a Ford Interceptor?” Sure enough, nestled in the bilge of a mid-‘60s Century utility was one of Ford’s muscle car gems: the mighty 427. My coworker, Kyle Smith, and I had been walking the docks of the Les Cheneaux Islands Antique Wooden Boat Show when we encountered the high-powered Resorter. The event, hosted every August in Hessel, Mich., was his first exposure to the wood boat scene. But his reaction opened my eyes to the crossover between “car folks” and “boat folks.”

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2017/02/09/hot-rod-boats


Better check the 65 Riva, Chrysler didn’t’ offer the 440 until 1966.